Meet with OCS


Students and Alums in Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and the postdoctoral scholars can connect with OCS in the following ways:

Students: Connect with OCS

Option 1: Use Online Resources to Create a Resume or Cover Letter 

Option 2: Make a virtual “Quick Questions” Appointment 

  • If you need help with a few quick questions regarding resumes, cover letters, interview or networking event prep, these appointments are for you!
  • Request a “quick questions” appointment through Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity, when classes are in session.
  • Choose ‘Advising’ on the upper right of your homepage to make a “quick questions” appointment.

Option 3: Schedule an Advising Appointment (available in-person or virtual)

  • Request a career advising appointment through Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity.
  • Please do not schedule multiple appointments within a two-week period.
  • Choose ‘Advising’ on the upper right of your homepage to make an appointment.
  • If you request a virtual appointment, once approved your advisor will email you a Zoom invitation/link for the date and time of your requested appointment.  Please refer to that email to access your Zoom meeting on the day and time of your appointment.

Cancellation Policy: Please cancel by 5:00pm the prior business day. If you arrive more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to reschedule.

Alums: Connect with OCS

  • Alums are invited to request a 30-minute appointment online using the Yale Career Link.
  • Your username is your email address and click “forgot password” to reset your password.
  • If you have never logged in please click on “sign up.”
  • Once logged in, select the ‘Advising’ from the upper right of the page.
  • For phone appointments, provide a number in the request and the advisor will call you at the appointment time.


(203) 432-0803

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
New Haven, CT 06510


Day of the week
Academic Year Summer Hours
Monday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.